Wichita Falls has a general population of 104,197 and an overall student population of 6,575. Approximately 6,341 of Wichita Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer respiratory therapy programs.
Midwestern State University is the largest respiratory therapy school in Wichita Falls, based on student population. In 2010, Midwestern State University graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in respiratory therapy.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in respiratory therapy from respiratory therapy schools in Wichita Falls in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Wichita Falls's respiratory therapy schools was $14,202 per year for instate students and $14,922 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for respiratory therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,426 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in respiratory therapy, if you decide to work as a respiratory therapist in Wichita Falls, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of respiratory therapists is expected to increase by 33% in Wichita Falls. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for respiratory therapists.